What is College Mentors for Kids?

College Mentors for Kids is an innovative non-profit organization that pairs youth with local college student mentors for weekly activities that expose youth to the opportunities of higher education. College Mentors serves over 1,400 children with over 1,600 college student volunteers.

Our Mission Statement: We connect college students with the most to give to kids who need it most.
Our Vision Statement: We want all school children to look forward sooner and be able to give back later.

Here at Ball State University:

Every Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, Ball State University host roughly 170 children from West View, Albany, Eaton, and Royerton Elementary Schools, as well as, over 150 college students from the university. Throughout the year, a bond is formed between the Little Buddy (Child) and the Mentor (College Student) that will last a life time. The Ball State University Chapter focuses on four main activity topics, Higher Education, Community Service, Culture and Diversity, and Economics, to help the Little Buddies gain an understanding of the importance of college for their future.

This year, Ball State University’s Chapter is celebrating their 13th year of service!!

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If you are interested in becoming a mentor, please click on the link below to fill out an online application.

Mentor Application

Ball State University College Mentors for Kids Youtube Video

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Click on any of the following links below to learn more about the organization at Ball State University.

Staff Page
Activity Days
Mentor Resources
School Partners
College Mentors Website